Hopper-King & Assoc. knows the special needs of estate executors
Do you need the help of a real property appraiser? The task of settling an estate, while stressful is very important. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as promptly and respectfully as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sympathy to the feelings of everyone involved.
Lawyers and accountants depend on our understanding when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a worth being placed on real property. We comprehend their needs and are used to working with all parties involved. We write appraisal reports that surpass the needs of the legal system and assorted groups.
Contact us today to discuss your explicit estate appraisal specifications and how we can put our business acumen to work for you.
Settling an estate commonly requires an appraisal to acquire fair market value for the estate involved. It's understandable that thinking about getting an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. So, there's a chance the time an appraisal report is requested will not match the date of death. Our staff is knowledgeable about the procedures and requirements obligatory to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date of death. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our company to confidentiality, assuring the strongest degree of discretion for all parties involved.
People often forget that the IRS needs documents filed to express the numbers involved in estate sales.
Opinions of value shown in documents filed with the the IRS and GA state agencies definitely should be backed by a detailed report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.
Hopper-King & Assoc. ensures an detailed appraisal, which will give an executor accurate facts and numbers that will meet IRS and revenue agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we will always be there to stand behind the report if it is ever refuted.
One of the most important requirements in an appraisal report is an appraiser-supported opinion of value in an exhaustive reason as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion.